Re: Whose user/group to monitor log files?
On Thu, Jul 29, 1999 at 10:55:12AM +0200, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> I have a package that needs to read (just read) log files. I don't want to
> make it run as root (for security reasons, the less privileges, the better).
> The logs files are readable by the 'adm' group. But there is no user in that
> group by default.
What's wrong with making the program set-group-id adm?
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